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The Crown at Old Basing

The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
+44 1256 321424
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
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1 - 10 of 529 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very attentive, food was hot and they know let dogs in the bar. The price of the menu was average, will defo come back

1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were out walking on Saturday and I suggested going for lunch in The Crown at Old Basing. We both had sandwiches with bread baked in the pub that morning and the tomato soup was amazing. You wont get that in the...More

Thank CJBD251213
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 18 with just 3 days notice. Had a great menu that catered for gluten free and lactose intolerance. Everybody left full and happy, highly recommended.

Thank Jasonebury
Reviewed 2 February 2018

2 years ago this place was amazing... 2 or 3 owners later I'm very sad to say this cute country pub has really gone downhill. And fast. The staff are sweet but clearly very inexperienced, the food is now mediocre at best, the heating is...More

2  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We were the group referred to who had the fish and chips! Have to agree totally - the initial fish and the second attempt were both burnt. Shoddy customer service by the manageress - won't be eating there again in a hurry

7  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This is our local and is a great mix of traditional pub and gastro pub. The landlady Carol is old school charm and is very welcoming. We had a fabulous chilli off the specials - an absolute winner- I hope they put it on the...More

Thank Basingfour
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went there the other day for a meal and we’d never been before, we didn’t know what to expect. First of all we got an instant welcome from a lady (I’m assuming she’s the manager or owner) and then the lad...More

1  Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, chef very good and happy to talk about menu choices. Complimentary bread was very tasty. Having the fire on in the snug would have been a bonus

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This is our local pub/ restaurant and we have visited many many times over the years. It has been through many transitions and this is one of the worst. The service ( one lad completely overwhelmed) was truly dreadful particularly as one of the new...More

9  Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This used to be one of our faves. Sadly after our outing tonight we will not be back, as the new management obviously doesn't have a clue. The food was probably a 2.5/5 but the lack of any discernible people skills, takes it down to...More

10  Thank MintyFamily
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17 October 2016|
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Response from markrlovell | Reviewed this property |
we've been there several times and they do cater for vegetarians on there menu's and are happy to swap and change to suit your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$56
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Old Basing
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 321424
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